Research is an essential part of the Department of Psychology. Currently there are many different kinds of research studies being conducted in our department, on such topics as cognition, social behavior, color perception, spatial relations, and learning and memory. The advancement of psychology depends on research requiring the participation of investigators, research assistants, and human subjects participants. The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University provides many opportunities for individuals to become involved in the research process.
Professor Woody’s upcoming talk, “Contemporary Consequences of Historical Discrimination: Universities and Communities” will discuss issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion at universities and communities.
Dr. Pearlson’s upcoming talk, “Using Biological Measures to Reclassify Psychosis,” will discuss some of the problems with using traditional diagnostic schemes in psychiatry to define psychiatric conditions as well as some possible solutions for this dilemma.
Students can take summer course to learn psychology through Harry Potter.
Psychology’s Gwenith Fisher co-authored a study examining the notion that working long hours negatively impacts health.